My New Approach to Clapping

And I’m Still Not Clear on What it Accomplishes

Photo by Amy Shamblen on Unsplash

I’m still not sure of the value — if any — of clapping for stories, but I do it anyway. Lately I’ve tried something new, and it’s quite simple: if your story holds my interest enough that I read it to the end, I’ll give you 50 claps. Simple enough.

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Robyn Sinéad Sheppard

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I used to be disgusted; now I'm just amused. In 5 years of being in the Medium Partner Program, I've made all of $22.47. But I still persist.